Incomplete Proteins: Proteins which are low in one or more of the essential amino acids.
Incomplete Octet: 1. An atom with less than eight electrons in its valence shell. 2. An atom with less than eight total bonding and nonbonding electrons in a Lewis structure, for example, B in BH3 has an inco . . . View Full Definition
Incomplete Fracture: Incomplete fractures are common in kids and are known as greenstick fractures.
Incomplete Pass: A forward pass that touches the ground before being caught.
Incomplete Penetrance: The gene for a condition is present, but not obviously expressed in all individuals in a family with the gene.
Proteins: Polymers made up of amino acids that perform a wide variety of cellular functions. One of the classes of organic macromolecules that function as structural and control elements in living sys . . . View Full Definition
Incomplete Flower: Condition in which one or more typical flower parts are absent. Example: grass flowers such as corn tassels which are male.
Incomplete Dominance: A type of inheritance in which the heterozygote has a phenotype intermediate to those of the homozygous parents.
High-Density Lipoproteins (HDL): Known as High-Density Lipoproteins that has a function to remove cholesterol from the blood, carrying it to the liver. Often called good cholesterol.
Glycoproteins: Polysaccharides formed of sugars linked to proteins. On the outer surface of a membrane, they act as receptors for molecular signals originating outside the cell.
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Malty: An aromatic sensation created by a moderately volatile set of aldehydes and ketones that produces sensations reminiscent of toasted grains.